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Series cast summary:
Caroline Craig ...  Jacqui James / ... 56 episodes, 2008-2013
Gary Bennett Gary Bennett ...  Warden 43 episodes, 2009-2013
Marcus Shultz Marcus Shultz ...  Gang member / ... 26 episodes, 2008-2011
Paul Tassone ...  Dennis Kelly 25 episodes, 2009-2010
Daniel Roberts Daniel Roberts ...  Jim Egan 24 episodes, 2009-2010
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Each season of this multi award winning Television series takes you through a 13 episode run in the rise and fall of real life Australian underworld figures as told from both sides of the law. As each new season unfolds you are in a different time period and City with new Crime Bosses and the Police that try to bring them to justice. Written by Ed Jones

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Country:

Australia

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English

Release Date:

13 February 2008 (Australia) See more »

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A penge éle See more »

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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In The Golden Mile, despite much of the action actually being filmed in Kings Cross (El Alamein fountain, McElhone stairs etc) for the purposes of recreating Kings Cross in the 70's/80's Longueville Rd in Lane Cove was redecorated for this purpose See more »

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Series are set in Melbourne, Victoria. Victorian Number plates have three letters followed by three numbers, all cars in Underbelly have QLD variation of number plates where numbers are followed by letters. See more »

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Featured in Getaway: Episode #18.3 (2009) See more »

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Underbelly - fantastic
1 April 2008 | by myspunkyoneSee all my reviews

Just wanted to respond to some people's comments on how bad Underbelly is, well it completely hooked me in! I was quite hesitant at first because I often don't go for Aussie dramas, but saw half of the first episode by chance and am officially addicted.

Others have been saying it's like watching an episode of Neighbours, well maybe that's because so many of the actors in it had their starts in Neighbours or Home and Away. That's not to say the acting is as bad as in these soap operas. I was pleasantly surprised with the actor's abilities and portrayals of the characters. I was impressed with how many of the actors looked very similar to the people they were portraying.


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